CLEVELAND - Administrative Judge Leslie Ann Celebrezze and the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court are pleased to announce the graduation of Anjanette Whitman from the Ohio Court Management Program.
Offering her congratulations, Celebrezze said, “I commend Anjanette for her commitment in completing this rigorous program and look forward to her future contributions to our court.”
Whitman received the Certified Court Manager certification, a nationally recognized credential along with 40 other court professionals July 25. The virtual ceremony capped three years of coursework in such core competencies as the purposes and responsibilities of the judicial branch, performance standards, and project management pertaining to the management of courts as organizations.
The Court Management Program is offered jointly by the National Center for State Courts Institute for Court Management and the Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College. Class members come from trial and appellate courts across the state from and include court administrators, magistrates, clerks, and other court leaders interested in developing their management knowledge, skills, and abilities in managing courts as organizations.
“Every aspect of the Court Management Program was professional, thorough and immediately applicable to my role with the court,” said Whitman. “I have been able to use the knowledge gained at every step along the way. The professional relationships forged with those in the course, those who organized it and those who served as facilitators is an amazing resource beyond what I imagined when we began the course. The CMP program truly has changed the trajectory of my professional path in a positive way.”
Whitman is the director of the court’s help center. She began her career with the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court in 2013. Before joining the Court, Whitman served as a judge in the juvenile court and practiced family law for 12 years.